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Debridement

Debridement

(Science: surgery) a term of french origin for the removal of necrotic, infected or foreign material from a wound.


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The Fiber Disease

... these efforts, enucleation or evisceration is usually necessary. In contrast, treatment of cutaneous and subcutaneous infection with surgical debridement and antifungal therapy is generally successful (75). One notable case in the United States of deep facial infection in a child demonstrated ...

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by hartuk
Thu Nov 09, 2006 9:58 pm
 
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For Mr. Hill

... therapies, which included azithromycin dihydrate and vancomycin, and the surgical wound did not heal spontaneously. Several subsequent attempts at debridement and surgical closure of the chronically open and draining wound failed, while repeat cultures of the drainage were positive for Streptococcus ...

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by C3
Tue Jan 31, 2006 6:59 pm
 
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